Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He attended Grambling State University then Oklahoma State University where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He received a law degree from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas with an emphasis on international business law. Keith’s international focus on international affairs led to a corporate board membership, International Center of Topeka where he hosted several foreign ambassadors from the U.S.S.R, France, Japan, Denmark, Hungary and South Africa. Washburn Law School led Keith to an international summer program studying administrative law, the start of the European Union in London, England.
After following the yellow-bricked road from Kansas, Keith moved to the Emerald City, Seattle in 1994 to become a Civil Rights Investigator for the WA State Human Rights Commission. One year later he was appointed a WA State Assistant Attorney General. As a state trial attorney, Keith represented large government agencies including the Department of Licensing, the Employment Security Department and the Department of Health in over 1000 superior court cases victories. He became adept at handling difficult cases in Superior Court, the Court of Appeals, and the WA Supreme Court.
Keith has extensive experience in employment law, business law, estate planning, veterans benefits and professional licensing standards. In 1996 he was invited to provide a lecture on criminal procedure and a legal analysis of the O.J. Simpson trial to law students Surugadai University Law School in Tokyo, Japan.
Today, he lives and works in Pierce County with his wife and firm Partner, Andreta. Keith is very active in the community advocating for and producing legal forums, small business development workshops, apprenticeships, workforce development issues, and resource aid for startups. Let us be a Strong Advocate for you. Protect What Matters…..your empire.